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Fidelity to a Worthy Purpose

“Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.” – Helen Keller There are a great many purposes to which you can dedicate your life. … Continue reading

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Your Magnificent Purpose

“To have a magnificent purpose, and to be thoroughly wedded to that purpose, is three quarters of salvation. It is sad to reflect how much motiveless insipidity there is among us that is steadily resolving itself into ethical rot, for no other reason than that … Continue reading

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Your True Purpose

“Still more apparent does the working of this principle become when for the word ‘idea’ I substitute the word ‘purpose.’ Purpose at once suggests the notion that the person whom it actuates is in motion toward an end; and a person moving toward an end, like … Continue reading

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Expressing Outward

When most people talk about their hobbies, they say things to the effect that: “It’s what I like to do,” “It makes me happy” or “It’s my passion.” Those who don’t have hobbies tend to feel a little guilty or … Continue reading

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A Glorious Privilege

There have been many throughout history who have sold their birthright for a mess of pottage, who have given up their great purpose or higher destiny in exchange for some, typically small comfort. Such a trade brings a momentary relief … Continue reading

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The Sculpted Figures of Society I

“Over the great doorway of one of New York’s skyscraping office buildings three colossal sculptured figures are posed in crouching attitudes. With their great bowed heads, grimly tense features, and muscles strained like whip- cords they seem to hold on … Continue reading

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